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Writing on my balcony the other night under the moon and shadows, I felt anxious and wanted from the night something the night doesn’t usually bring. I sat there in the cricket filled evening for […]

Rex Dupain, "Big Breaker," 1954

Newfoundland Meditations 2

It is a soft and grey Sunday afternoon. The cars creep slowly over the bridge in Biscay Bay, Newfoundland. A sea concerto rumbles and rolls into itself as the white ramshackle houses stare blankly at […]

Kentarana Kamura, “Evening Wave,” 1927


Something is always here that needs to be continually welcomed and respected. Each moment is an opportunity for a return to that which has no beginning and no end. Maybe for a moment or two, […]

Jaques Costeau


“From birth, man carries the weight of gravity on his shoulders. He is bolted to earth. But man has only to sink beneath the surface and he is free.” — Jacques-Yves Cousteau, born June 11, […]

E. O. Hoppe, "Close-up of woman's graceful hands" 1925 from The Life Photo Archive)


“Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.”— Rumi I have been intrigued by the question of relaxation […]

Harriet Hoctor as human question mark, 1920’s

Two Worlds

Walking down Cecil Street on my way to work this morning, my mind is scattered like old newspapers in the November wind. I am watching an old black and white movie playing somewhere behind my […]

Charles Pratt, 1965 - Roxbury, Conn. (Leaves)

Be Kind Towards Oneself

I think it is the human situation to be prone to distraction or to be self-deprecating when things are not what we expect. It is how we are. It’s an interesting study – our situation. […]